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North Korea, N.F.L., Puerto Rico: Your Monday Evening Briefing

Hurricane Maria wiped out vast swaths of plantain, banana and coffee crops, above. Here’s how to help. _____ Photo Credit Timothy A. Clary/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images 3. The Supreme Court canceled a hearing on President Trump’s last travel ban in light of the new one announced Sunday night. The justices asked lawyers to advise whether the questions on the ...

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North Korea, Angela Merkel, N.F.L.: Your Monday Briefing

The results suggest that populism — and anxieties over security and national identity — are far from dead in Europe. The shape and policies of a new governing coalition will involve weeks of painstaking negotiations. Continue reading the main story But Ms. Merkel, and the country she leads, now have a major role around the world. _____ Photo Credit Michael ...

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How World Leaders Reacted to Trump at the U.N.

Mr. Mugabe then went on to address Mr. Trump directly, telling him to “blow your trumpet in a musical way towards the values of unity, peace, cooperation, togetherness and dialogue which we have always stood for.” Canada Photo Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada said no country could walk away from the “reality of climate change.” Credit Chang W. Lee/The ...

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Liliane Bettencourt, L’Oréal Heiress Vexed by Swindling Case, Is Dead at 94

Mr. Banier, who faced up to three years in prison, vehemently denied the daughter’s accusations and brushed off the retainers’ criticisms with literary references to Molière and a play by Jean Genet about maids plotting against a rich employer. “These are people who take revenge for a life they don’t have,” he said. In May 2015, the court convicted Mr. ...

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North Korea, Puerto Rico, Mexico: Your Thursday Evening Briefing

These photographs show disaster zones that are battered, but not broken. And this 360-video shows the huge efforts of citizens helping to clear rubble in Mexico City. Continue reading the main story Here’s where to donate to help people affected by the earthquake. Above, a funeral in Atzala, a town in Puebla. Y tenemos toda nuestra cobertura en español aquí. ...

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For Honored Guest, Shiite Sect in Pakistan Dares a Celebration

Though Karachi is home to one of the biggest concentrations of Dawoodi Bohras outside India, the sect’s leader has not visited for Muharram for 21 years. Those years have been bloody ones for Pakistani Shiites, with thousands killed in sectarian attacks that almost always go unsolved and unprosecuted. Continue reading the main story Bohras in Karachi have seen a share ...

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Islands Seek International Funding for Hurricane Recovery

In a special session convened by Secretary General António Guterres before the official opening of the 72nd United Nations General Assembly, those Caribbean leaders and others appealed to the body to rethink humanitarian aid. They asserted that because climate change is fueling more intense storms, vulnerable countries must have a better way to recover than to beg for money with ...

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Hurricane Maria, St. Louis, Sean Spicer: Your Monday Evening Briefing

Some U.S. governors are also in New York this week, to speak directly with U.N. and world leaders about climate change. Above, a coal-fired plant in Georgia. Continue reading the main story Our reporter set out to answer the question on many minds: Is climate change responsible for the extreme weather we’ve been seeing? (An example from her findings: Climate ...

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How Violence in Myanmar Radicalized a New Generation of Rohingya

This radicalization of a new generation of Rohingya, a Muslim minority in a Buddhist-majority country, adds fuel to an already combustible situation in Rakhine, Myanmar’s poorest state. Increasingly, there is also concern that both the relatively few Rohingya who have taken up arms and the broader population — hundreds of thousands of whom are crowded in camps in neighboring Bangladesh ...

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He’s on Wanted Posters in U.S., and Campaign Posters in Pakistan

A large restaurant on Lakshmi Chowk, a boulevard named after the Hindu goddess of fortune, has been converted into the party’s headquarters, where dozens of volunteers were unfolding banners and posters on a recent visit. One group went over voter lists in preparation for a door-to-door awareness drive, while more than two dozen young men prepared for a motorcycle campaign ...

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